Featured Places in Our City
Havana Grill is a world class grill room and an ultimate destination for the meat and seafood lover. Situated at the Suncoast Casino & Entertainment World on Durban’s Golden Mile, Havana Grill overlooks the popular Suncoast Beach and boasts magnificent 180 degree views from the Bluff to Umhlanga Rocks. We are in the vicinity of main highways making it a ten minute drive to local shopping centres. For those wishing to find local accommodation, the Suncoast Hotel & Towers adjoins the casino complex and there are a variety of hotels along the beachfront. Havana Grill is all about Food, Wine, Cigars and Vibe. We use only South African grain fed super beef, which is aged for a minimum of 21 days. The extensive Wine List features a variety of South African wines and we regularly visit estates to select the best vintages available.
The Iconic Durban Ice Arena is back! For the past 20 months, the doors of the Durban Ice Rink have been closed, as renovations to restore the Ice Rink to its former glory have been underway, and Thursday 24 September saw the new and improved Durban Ice Arena open its doors. A long time in the making, and experiencing a few unforeseeable setbacks that are part and parcel when restoring any old building, a truly world-class facility awaits all patrons, and guarantees to take the Durban leisure and entertainment sector to an entirely new level; a level never seen before in the City of Durban. So what can you expect from this newly polished gem? With the tagline of, “pure entertainment,” it promises to be nothing less, and its attributes and offerings extend far beyond that of just ice skating, but include great entertainment offerings, tantalizing cuisine and a little something for everyone. According to the Owner, Mr Sastri Ramiah, “this project was certainly not a simple undertaking, as we renovated a landmark with such historic value, with the vision of creating a truly multi-purpose international arena, that can not only cater to our local and international ice-skating fraternity, […]
Welcome to Moyo – the destination for a unique African dining experience. Inspired by the traditions and values of our ancestors, moyo is a celebration of, and commitment to, the beauty of Africa, and the industry of her people. Our famously warm hospitality and modern African ambiance make the moyo experience an unforgettable one. moyo was born of one man’s passion for all things African – from art and design to music, cuisine and crafts. In 1998, moyo started as a small 120-seater restaurant in Norwood, Johannesburg, serving exceptional African cuisine amidst soulful vibes. Today, live African music and a unique African dining experience are the benchmarks of the five evocative moyo establishments that now form part of the Fournews Developments portfolio. Situated in some of the most iconic South African sites, the Cape Town moyo stores can be found in Blouberg and Kirstenbosch; the Durban store at Ushaka Marine World and the Johannesburg stores at Melrose Arch and Zoo Lake. What We offer Moyo embodies Africa’s finest urban cuisines, with diverse dining options ranging from relaxed lunch meals to romantic dinners. The Origins menu is broad and bold, offering visitors a taste of the continent, while also appealing to the local by offering […]
Little Havana is set above the buzzing Granada Square in Umhlanga and offers patrons a fresh and airy indoor-outdoor dining experience. Decorated with a hint of Cuba, a dash of plantations, and a touch of colonial, offset with cool green-grey cement walls and crisp linen, Little Havana’s slick, contemporary design and decor create a space that’s elegant and relaxed yet still sophisticated making it a perfect choice for anything from a meal with family and friends, to a private celebration or a business get together. Little Havana is about enjoying world class grills and seafood and matching these with the very best of local wines. To accommodate this is the in-house butchery where Havana’s free-range hormone-free meats are processed and aged. And the cellar – a very inviting walk-in experience. Launched in March 2012, Little Havana came into being after many requests from Havana Grill patrons wanting the restaurant’s offers closer to their homes and their businesses. The space was styled and groomed especially to bring an enticing culinary offering to the Umhlanga market and it does just that.
Springbuck Art & Jewellers, a family owned business has for over 45 years, specialised in the supply of authentic and high quality merchandise to discerning souvenir collectors at excellent and competetive prices. We offer an extraordinary selection of the finest African Arts and Crafts and jewellery all under one roof. We are the largest african curio store in the Southern Hemisphere. We are not limited to African arts and crafts or curios, we offer a diverse range of interesting items such as exotic animal skins, (lion, zebra, nguni, kudu, and various buck) also ostrich, crocodile, elephant, buffalo, snake skins manufactured into belts, handbags, wallets, shoes etc. All of excellent quality. Unique designed gold and diamond/elephant hair, and semi-precious stone jewellery can be purchased tax-free by Foreign Tourists. Step into our store in Durban, South Africa and feel the essence of Africa pulsing around you as you browse through our collection for an exclusive memento to forever remind you of your African adventure.
OVERVIEW The KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board Maritime Centre of Excellence (KZNSB) is mandated to be a global leader in bather protection against shark while minimising environmental impact, thus promoting tourism. The KwaZulu-Natal coastline is the only coastline with 37 beaches equipped with bather safety gear owned and maintained by the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board Maritime Centre of Excellence in South Africa. The KZNSB also conducts research into the biology of sharks and other animals caught in shark safety gear, and offers a public education programme on safety precautions that must be adhered to by bathers. The KZNSB with over 50 years of experience, is the oldest and only organisation in South Africa dedicated to providing bather protection against sharks. As such, it is a specialist in its field. As a result of this specialist knowledge, the KZNSB has an international reputation as the leader in the field of bather protection against sharks. Tourist visits to the Province’s beaches form a significant proportion of international and local tourism. Bather protection against sharks ensures the safety of tourists and supports tourism growth. Key supporting activities include educational outreach and marine tourism programmes to create awareness about safe bathing and the marine environment. In tandem, […]
A Zipline Canopy Tour® takes you on an unforgettable adventure as you slide from one platform to the next along a series of steel cables set amongst magnificent natural surroundings. The scenery high up within the forest canopy is spectacular. Enjoy the view from above while taking in waterfalls and spotting birdlife amongst the surrounding trees. Our professional guides will assure the safety of each group and point out interesting facts along the way. The Karkloof Canopy Tour is found in the heart of the KZN Midlands, only 1 hour 20mins from Durban and 20mins from the town of Howick. The area is well known for its world class Mountain biking and trail running tracks and offers a wide range of accommodation establishments on the famous Midlands Meander. The 2 hour tour takes place in the second largest indigenous forest in Southern Africa and consists of 8 amazing forest Zip-lines ranging from 40m up to 180m long. Operating since 2003 we have had thousands of eco-adventures enjoy the canopy tour, with the youngest being 3 and the oldest 90 to have done the tour so far. This is truly an adventure for all ages. The Canopy Tour® is ideal for […]
Experience the pulse of true urban culture and party away the night amongst good friends, good food and good music at one of the upmarket and popular venues on offer in Clermont, Umlazi or KwaMashu. Visit one of the Shisanyama’s or Township Cafes for a unique culinary adventure and mingle with the locals as you eat, drink and jive together. Umlazi Max Lifestyle : 031 906 1393 Eyadini Lounge : 031 906 1395 Clermont Comfort Zone : 061 319 6314 Shadow Tavern : 083 553 7898 Meat Cafe : 083 354 3985 Tate’s Kasi Grill: 082 833 1810 Inanda Under the moon: 082 888 3444 Kwamashu One & Only : 0829643289
JUMP 4 JOY Indoor Trampoline Park is the first indoor trampoline park in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Come visit either of our parks with over 40 interconnected trampolines in the Open Jump area, a foam pit, dodgeball courts, basketball slam dunk. JUMP 4 JOY also offers parties for more information on our party packages and bookings please visit our website www.j4j.co.za . Jump 4 Joy Waterfall : 031 766 0104 Jump 4 Joy Durban North : 031 563 0106
Welcome to the Workshop Shopping Centre. This breath-taking Historical landmark was constructed in 1860 and carries with it all the character and charm of the Colonial era. The original iron girders soar up to the vaulted glass roof, which now provides the framework for this iconic shopping centre. The Workshop is an exciting melting pot of African, Indian and European Cultures all mixed into one like only South Africa can, with the benefits of a modern shopping centre. This shopping Centre is located in the heart of Durban which is in walking distance to many of Durban’s main attractions including the Durban City Hall, the ICC, Moses Mabhida Stadium, The Playhouse Theatre to name a few. This is the home of Durban’s best bunny chow and the largest Curio Shop in South Africa.
La Vue features 2 amazing decks, 2 full bars and a dance floor! Begin your journey topside and stroll the outdoor deck under the stars, taking in all the sights of the Durban skyline while sipping on one of our designer cocktails. Then step below, where a cosmopolitan dining deck offers fine-dining cuisine. Our cosy climate controlled decks are the ideal venue for romantic dinners, sightseeing, social cocktails, corporate events, once-in-a-lifetime weddings. A variety of performers provide an entertaining finish to your meal. This quintessential experience is available year-round. Lunch, dinner and specialty theme cruises are available. Each cruise features a fascinating look at Durban’s metropolitan skyline and the landmarks that make Durban a popular tourist destination. Custom charters are available for those who would like to design their own special experience. No other Durban experience can match this unique combination of ambiance, premium service and freshly prepared meals by our executive chef. The memories will stay with you long after the cruise has finished its journey.
A 30-minute drive inland from Durban will bring you to the green suburbs of Kloof and Hillcrest, edged by the rugged Valley of 1000 Hills. It is aptly named as the land literally tumbles down to the Umgeni River Valley in thousands of hills dotted with traditional Zulu homesteads. The…
Clermont was a black middle income township during the ahartheid days, surrounded by Westville, Kloof, New Germany and Inanda in the distance. The main road is called Clermont road and was names after sir Clermont, a farmer in the area who sold his land. It was the only place in…
Durban is a natural paradise known for its gorgeous coastline of sun-kissed beaches and subtropical climate, situated on the eastern seaboard of Africa. The City is built around one of the busiest ports in Africa and our people are our pride. The city focuses on providing visitors with a unique…
We are just 5 minutes from the industrial residential town of Pinetown. Situated between the warm blue Indian Ocean and theValley of 1000 Hills, and serviced by an excellent road network, Durban West is so central to Durban life – fun and pleasure activities are a mere 10 to 15…
Inanda Heritage Route
Rich in both African and Indian culture, the valleys of Inanda have preserved a remarkable heritage. We encourage you to explore the trail in the company of an experienced guide. • Visit the Inanda Seminary, which dates back to 1869. • Explore the unique religion of the Shembe Church at…
The town of Amanzimtoti (meaning ‘sweet waters’ in Zulu) is said to have been named by the great Zulu King Shaka after tasting the fresh water that flows out of the hills at this scenic spot. It is situated on the coast a short drive south of Durban. This part…
Visitors from around the world flock to the holiday resort village of Umhlanga Rocks to relax and have fun on one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. Situated on the east coast of South Africa just north of the vibrant Port City of Durban, Umhlanga faces the the…
This township originated in 1845 when British occupied Natal in force and established a number of native locations for the Zulus. It is a fine venue for anyone interested in experience township life, and offers shebeens, domestic lifestyles, nyanga's shops, artwork and jazz. The township is what South Africa is,…
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COME AND CHILL AT GATEWAY’S SNOW WORLD These holidays Gateway will be hosting KZN’s first Snow World – a family adventure for the whole family. The activation, featuring real snow, will be hosted on the first floor opposite Mr Price in the ex-Stuttafords premises. Families can enjoy snow ramps, a giant ice slide, snow play pit, Animals of the Ice Age exhibition and an arctic chamber – for a truly arctic experience. The activation is suitable for all ages, and tickets can be bought at Web Tickets. 01 December – 07 January 2018 Ticket prices range from R30 – R80 for a 45-minute session. THE DETAILS Dates: 1 Dec – 7 Jan (10am – 6pm) | Closed on 25 Dec & 1 Jan Venue: Upper Level (Opposite Mr Price Weekend) Session Times: 45 mins sessions – Every hour on the hour Suitable for ages THE ATTRACTIONS Snow Play AreaA real “touch and feel” snow experience for the little ones where they can build a snow man in real snow. Ice SlidesTry the two-real frozen Glacier ice slides on an inflatable toboggan. Arctic ChamberExperience real arctic conditions at sub-zero temperatures. Snow RampTake a snow tube ride down a ramp covered […]
Gateway Snow World
The Al Ansaar Souk Trade Fair strives to provide different forms of entertainment as well as shopping varieties every year. Some of the highlights include the following: • Local and International nasheed artists. • Food Demonstrations. • Comedy festivals. • Daily prize giveaways. • Fun fair rides for kids. • Entertainment lounges. With almost 20 years of experience, the Al Ansaar Souk Trade Fair promises to be another spectacular event. The entry fee is only R15 per person and profits raised from this initiative are injected into the Al Ansaar Foundation and utilised for various operational activities and projects.